Every single day you should wake up and commit yourself to becoming a better...
Don’t promise when you’re happy. Don’t reply when you’re...
I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that’s my one...– J. G. Ballard
The pain of discipline is far less than the pain of regret.
Never pretend that the things you haven’t got are not worth having.– Virginia Woolf
Handwriting notes to thank people for generosity.– Response from a mentor when I asked her which ritual she treasured most. (via zachklein)
Great companies are vibrant, they can hardly contain themselves. It’s because...– An email from Scott Kraft
we are adding to the length of our lives ; for life properly consists in...– pluribus horis vivimus ; profecto enim vita vigilia est. (via epsteinian)
I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers...– The Shawshank Redemption
Following your bliss is useless. People are passionate about a lot of stupid...– Jessa Crispin (via austinkleon)
You can only offend me if you mean something to me. You can’t break up with me...– Chris Rock
I ain’t going to give up. Every time you think I’m one place, I’m going to show...– Cyndi Lauper
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...– Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Above all else, it is about leaving a mark that I existed: I was here. I was...– Felix Gonzales-Torres
Mistakes are the entrance of discovery.– Rumi
It takes much bravery to stand up to our enemies but we need as much bravery to...– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (via quote-book)
You're making history.
You’re making history. Pep Talk: The positive actions you take today are setting you up to have another wonderful day tomorrow. And the good work you do tomorrow puts you on track to have an awesome day after that. And so on until all your memories are fabulous and your present is superb… like it is right now. Today remind yourself: I’m making history.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.– Robert T. Kiyosaki
The people we tend to admire most are the ones who live their lives without...– No Regrets blog post from Ann Mehl (via oats)
Video game violence is not a new problem. Who can forget in the wake of Sim...– Stephen Colbert
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the...– Roald Dahl, The Minpins
Outside the room nobody really knows or even cares about your grand vision....– Albert Wenger
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a...– Dalai Lama XIV
Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.– The Best Advice Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Ever Received - Business Insider (via soxiam)
At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid and it hurts, but then it’s over...– Looking for Alaska by John Green
That’s what real love amounts to—letting a person be what he really is. Most...– Jim Morrison
I wasn’t prepared for death. Nobody is. You lose someone you love more than you...– Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever
Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and...– Paulo Coelho (via quote-book)
He had the feeling, once again, that he’d missed out on something somewhere....– Terry Pratchett, Soul Music.
One of the hazards of hanging around with writers is that they may write about...– Tim Kreider, author of We Learn Nothing (via austinkleon)
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do...– J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan (via eirenics)
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.– Thich Nhat Hanh (via kari-shma)
Daily Pep Talk From A Best Friend: Gratitude while... →
Gratitude while you wait. Pep Talk: Waiting to hear important news can be very stressful. So it’s a good time to remember how fortunate you are. You have a strong support system of people who love you. You have the guts to try new things and be yourself. You have the strength to support and encourage others while pursuing your own dreams. You’re adaptable enough to bounce back from anything....
How do people, like, not curse? How is it possible? There are these gaps in...– Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down (via larmoyante)
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.– T.S. Eliot (via kari-shma)
powells: “A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien